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Jenna Betti was killed when she was struck by a train in Martinez (Betti Family)

Hundreds Attend Funeral For Teen Killed By Train In Martinez

Dressed in pink and black, hundreds of people packed a Pleasant Hill church Friday morning to remember a 14-year-old girl who was tragically struck and killed by a train in Martinez earlier this week.

03/07/2014

Denmark Copeland (Redwood City Police)

Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Stealing Cell Phones At Gunpoint In Redwood City

A man suspected of stealing four cellphones at gunpoint from a seller he met online was arrested in Redwood City Saturday morning

02/22/2014

Apple's iPhone 5C model (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Cellphone Protection Plan Surprises

When it comes to buying a cellphone protection plan, what the salesperson tells you may not be the whole story.

11/23/2013

Motorola's phone, the Moto X

US-Made Moto X Smartphone Just As Cheap To Produce

Motorola’s new Moto X phone doesn’t cost more to make simply because it’s assembled in Texas, research firm IHS said Wednesday.

08/28/2013

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Americans Addicted To Smartphones

A new survey found that Americans use their smartphones in some very strange places and at very strange times.

07/11/2013

Malia Cohen (City & County of San Francisco)

San Francisco Supervisor Gets Chuckle From Homeless Man Using Cellphone

A San Francisco supervisor is getting criticism over her social media posting which seems to make fun of a homeless man cellphone use.

04/22/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Arrest 6 In Connection With 3 Armed Robberies

Oakland police said they arrested six people this week in connection with three separate armed robberies.

03/30/2013

(Assurance Wireless)

ConsumerWatch: Free Cellphone Service Available To Impoverished Californians

Californians, including those who are homeless, are now able to get free cell phones and service thanks to the recent expansion of a statewide program.

03/26/2013

A T-Mobile store sign. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: T-Mobile Revamps The 2-Year Plan

T-Mobile is doing away with the traditional and onerous 2-year contract to get a low price on a new phone. But, of course, it isn’t that simple: In many ways they are simply re-casting the old subsidy/tying system.

03/26/2013

CPR app, fire department

Contra Costa County Launches Life-Saving CPR App

The PulsePoint app notifies smartphone users who are trained in CPR and willing to respond to emergencies when someone nearby is suffering a cardiac emergency and may require CPR.

02/09/2013

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